Monthly Archives: January 2011

In case you missed it, in Sunday’s newspaper

Just a quick update today; I’m working on a ton of projects, including one for my husband’s bookselling business that I’m looking forward to telling you about soon! But, if you didn’t see it and you live locally, check out … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Downtown’s timepiece

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Downtown York’s clock Submitted by: John Tierney of West Manchester Township Something interesting: I love the black-and-white look of this photo by John. I admit I’m not normally a … Continue reading

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More memories of Franklin Discount Mart, Feder’s News Stand and Spangler’s Drug Store

As we were talking about some of the many businesses that were in downtown York in years past, I heard from many people who were able to contribute more memories of these stores. Specifically, I’ve heard more recently about Franklin … Continue reading

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It’s all fun and games in York County

Today’s post comes from some treasures found by Hubby at The York Emporium. You might remember that around this time last year, I showed how York County was famous in a nationally sold board game – The Game of Life: … Continue reading

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Cleaning your clothes, York County-style

I happened on a good Yorkism the other day. On Facebook, I mentioned that I had just done a “load of wash” and had another ready to go, which I found depressing. Well, friend and coworker Jess mentioned that she … Continue reading

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More restaurants that used to be along Route 30 in York

It has been a multi-year attempt on this blog to deal with what used to be where on Route 30. Sometimes I think this should be my full-time gig! Think we could all agree enough to co-author a book on … Continue reading

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Do you remember Gregory’s menswear store?

Today’s post is a quick one, hoping to get your ideas for a future post! Do you happen to remember the Gregory’s menswear store that operated downtown for many years? Jim McClure has a great post on it over on … Continue reading

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In which one of Joan’s real-life heroes comes to York County

Those of you who have read Only in York County for a while, and those who know me in real life, are aware that personal finance, getting rid of stuff, organization, productivity and travel are among my major interests. You … Continue reading

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Reader photo: First Church of the Brethren

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Light filtering through the windows of First Church of the Brethren in York Submitted by: Dianne Bowders of York Township Something interesting: Dianne writes, “Church of the Brethren are … Continue reading

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Do you remember some of the older local movie theaters?

This photo from the York Daily Record/Sunday News archives shows the Dallas Theatre in Dallastown before its reopening in 2005. Unfortunately, it’s since closed again (this time in 2009). The theater was originally built in 1927 and first showed silent … Continue reading

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